Industry and customer recognition

ESET's reliable solutions are recognised by leading analysts, independent testing organisations and its loyal customers.

What industry analysts are saying

Endpoint Protection Platform
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET recognised as an Overall Leader in LEADERSHIP COMPASS 2022 report

Our takeaways from the report
  • In addition to being an overall leader, ESET achieved the top rating in every report criterion and was named by KuppingerCole as a Product Leader, Market Leader, Market Champion and Technology Leader.
  • ESET was also named one of ‘The Big Ones’ – the KuppingerCole report features an innovation/market matrix showing how Innovation Leadership and Market Leadership are related.
  • For Endpoint Protection, and Detection & Response capabilities, KuppingerCole rated ESET’s Security, Functionality, Deployment and Interoperability, as ‘Positive’ or ‘Strong Positive’.
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET ‘Top Player' for the 3rd time in Radicati APT Protection MQ 2022

Our takeaways from the report
  • ESET Inspect, the cloud-delivered XDR-enabling component of the ESET PROTECT platform that supports all major operating systems, is available as a cloud or on-premises solution, and can be deployed in AWS and MS Azure instances.
  • The particular effectiveness of ESET LiveGuard Advanced against zero-day threats, including ransomware.
  • ESET PROTECT Enterprise platform's unified single-click security management with XDR and threat hunting capabilities.
  • Multi-language support and a large set of localized versions.
  • Customers' appreciation of ease of deployment and use.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET named a ‘Major Player’ by IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Endpoint Security for Enterprises 2021 Vendor Assessment

Our takeaways from the report
  • According to the IDC MarketScape, “ESET has a solid position relative to other vendors to offer a broad and natively integrated cross-product platform solution.”
  • The IDC MarketScape also noted that: “A private company, ESET is profitable and reinvests its profits into the disciplines that directly contribute to advancing its products, namely, software development, core threat research, and threat hunting.”
  • The assessment described ESET’s local language support: “Tailoring its support of its expansive base of customers across western, central, and eastern Europe, ESET engages with its customers in the prevalent languages of their countries. Local language support, either directly or through partners, applies to the other regions where ESET has a material presence, namely, North America, Japan, and Latin America.”

ESET reaffirmed 'Champion' status in Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2021

Our takeaways from the report
  • The Leadership Matrix considered 19 cybersecurity vendors to assess their channel and market performance over the last 12 months, as well as their leadership and change capabilities.
  • ESET was one of only eight vendors to acquire the Champion status.
  • ESET achieved the highest aggregated score from all vendors in Candefero benchmark cybersecurity indicators, with the highest-rated product availability & supply, and ease of doing business metrics.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET recognised as a sample vendor in The Forrester Tech Tide™: Zero Trust Threat Detection And Response, Q2 2021 report

Our takeaways from the report
  • As Forrester points out in the report, endpoint detection and response capabilities “have become even more critical for identifying ongoing attacks that may have evaded preventive controls and tools.“
  • The Zero Trust Threat Detection and Response report analyzes 17 technology categories and includes sample vendors that support Zero Trust threat detection and response capabilities.
  • ESET believes the inclusion in the report highlights our powerful endpoint detection and response and threat intelligence services, particularly ESET Enterprise Inspector and ESET Threat Intelligence, backed by strong malware research.
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET included in The Forrester Tech Tide™: Threat Intelligence, Q2 2021 report as one of the sample vendors

Our takeaways from the report
  • The Forrester Tech Tide: Threat Intelligence report analyzes 15 technology and service categories that enable an effective and intelligence-driven security program.
  • With cyber breaches getting more persistent and sophisticated, Forrester identified threat intelligence as a critical component of a business’s security stance.
  • ESET believes our inclusion in this report recognises us as experts in the field, providing detailed cyberthreat intelligence and indicators of compromise feeds applied across the whole portfolio of its products.
Endpoint Protection Platform

ESET recognised as a ‘Top Player’ for the fourth year in a row in Radicati’s 2021 Endpoint Security Market Quadrant

Our takeaways from the report
  • By recognising ESET as a ‘Top Player’, Radicati includes it among “the current market leaders, with products that offer both breadth and depth of functionality, as well as possess a solid vision for the future.”
  • Radicati placed ESET in the top category with just four other endpoint security vendors after reviewing the offerings of 18 major solution providers. It’s ESET’s fourth straight year in the top bracket.
  • Radicati notes that “ESET Endpoint Security solutions are well-known to offer high performance and high detection rates”, commends their “low footprint with low system resource usage”, and says they “are designed for ease of deployment and use.”

ESET identified as a Leader by Analysys Mason in its SMB Endpoint Security Vendor Scorecard 2021

Our takeaways from the report
  • The report analyses the strategies and market positions of 19 security vendors worldwide in the small and medium-sized business market.
  • According to Analysys Mason, “ESET is in a particularly strong position in Europe and is a channel-centric business with more than 7000 MSP partners.”
  • The report highlights, “ESET’s strong focus on the SMB market and its wide geographical presence are among its key differentiators. SMBs account for more than half of its revenue and the vendor has a notable presence across several continents.”
Enterprise Detection And Response

ESET recognised in Forrester Now Tech: Endpoint Detection And Response, Q4 2021 report as an EDR provider

The report is available to Forrester subscribers or for purchase.

Our takeaways from the report
  • Forrester, a leading global research and advisory firm, cites ESET in its list of 28 endpoint detection and response (EDR) providers.
  • ESET’s EDR solution is included by Forrester in the 'Agent analytics' functionality segment. Forrester describes ‘Agent analytics’ thus: “The offering is designed to provide behavioural detection and response on the endpoint itself. This has the benefit of improving endpoint protection capabilities and providing offline protection.”
  • Forrester recommends that users “Choose a vendor with a powerful detection engineering team backed by a leading threat research group to reap the benefits of expertise beyond your team’s capabilities.”

What independent test results declare


ESET received the Business Security APPROVED award from AV-Comparatives in the Business Security Test in December 2021

ESET has earned the Advanced Threat Protection Enterprise certification in the AV-Comparatives ATP Test 2021.

ESET has been named a Strategic Leader in Endpoint Prevention & Response (EPR) Comparative Report by AV-Comparatives

ESET Mobile Security solution ESET Endpoint Security 2.11 (Android) achieved a nearly perfect score in each of the 3 categories in AV-TEST's “The best Android antivirus for business users” in July 2021.

ESET received the Business Security APPROVED award from AV-Comparatives in the Business Security Test in July 2021.

ESET Mobile Security solution ESET Endpoint Security 2.1 (Android) achieved a nearly perfect score in each of the 3 categories in AV-TEST “The best Android antivirus for business users” in May 2021.

ESET gained the AV-Test Top Product award for best Windows antivirus software with perfect Protection, Performance and Usability scores in the April 2021 test.

ESET was recognised with the AV-Test ‘Top Product award’ for best Windows antivirus software in the business category of the February 2021 test, achieving perfect scores in all three categories.

ESET has earned the AAA award for its ESET Endpoint Security 8.0 solution in Enterprise Endpoint Protection Awards from SE Labs.

ESET Endpoint Security 6.10 was recognised with the top score 6 out of 6 in each of 3 categories in the AV‑TEST test "The best MacOS antivirus for business users " in December 2020.

ESET was honored with the Best Android Security Product award 2020 for business users from AV‑TEST.

ESET recognised for peak excellence in the category of usability in the AV Test annual test results

One of the most referenced and active contributors to MITRE ATT&CK®

ESET continues to be one of the most referenced and active contributors to the MITRE ATT&CK® knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques. In doing so, ESET confirms its commitment to proactively share targeted intelligence with the security community and provide our customers with the best protection possible.

Find the complete list of ESET contributions here (type ESET in the upper left search button).

ESET is a regular participant in MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations. In the latest round against well-known cybercrime actors, Sandworm and Wizard Spider, ESET has scored high again, with 100% (15/15) of applicable steps detected for the second consecutive year.

2021 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius

ESET has been recognised by TrustRadius with a 2021 Tech Cares Award, which celebrates companies that have gone above and beyond with their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). ESET is committed to working in a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable way, building a safer technology environment for everyone.

What IT pros are saying

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ESET PROTECT Advanced is a leader in Endpoint Protection Suites on G2

Based on customer reviews, through G2 Crowd surveys that asked ESET business customers to rate their experiences using ESET Endpoint Security.